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    Jt body to form long-term framework

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:54pm on June 20, 2018

    The National Board of Revenue has formed a joint committee to prepare a long-term institutional framework for identifying and solving the problem of a long-standing mismatch in revenue collection data between the tax authorities and the office of the Controller General of Accounts....

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    Stocks gain on BAB move to cut interest rates

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:58pm on June 20, 2018

    Dhaka stocks advanced on Wednesday after a slight gain in the previous session as investors went for fresh investment amid the news that bank owners decided that they would cut banks’ interest rates from the next month....

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    Rats chew notes worth Rs 12 lakh in Assam ATM

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:14pm on June 20, 2018

    Police in Assam have blamed rats for nibbling on currency notes worth more than Rs 12 lakh stored in an ATM of the State Bank...

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    Minimum wage board for RMG workers at a crawl

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:13pm on June 19, 2018

    Minimum wage board formed for reviewing wages of readymade garment workers is going slow in making recommendations for minimum rates of wages as the board held only one meeting in four and a half months since its formation....

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    NBR forms taskforce to check compliance of tax deduction at source by govt agencies

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 10:18pm on June 19, 2018

    The National Board of Revenue has formed a taskforce to check whether or not the government offices and autonomous bodies are complying with the relevant law in deducting tax at source and depositing the money to the government exchequer....

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    FBCCI hails IBBL’s move to bring down interest rate to single digit

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:24pm on June 19, 2018

    The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry has hailed Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited for its move to bring down interest rate to single digit from July 1, the first day of fiscal year 2018-19....

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    BTRC to set up integrated system for live monitoring of mobile cos’ data

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 10:20pm on June 19, 2018

    The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission will set up an integrated telecom monitoring system in its office for getting live data to measure the quality of service and calculate revenue-related data of mobile phone companies....

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    Dhaka stocks inch up on bargain hunting

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:42pm on June 19, 2018

    Stocks inched up on Tuesday with the turnover at the Dhaka Stock Exchange hitting a two-month high as a section of investors went for bargain hunting mostly on low- and medium-capitalised companies while others continued selling shares fearing further losses amid a prolonged bearish trend at the market....